Heritage Week 25-29 August 2014

Come and join us for Heritage Week running from the 25th-29th August.
We have a range of special guided tours, music, art and children’s activities.

Monday 25th 1.15pm -1.55pm

Ring the Bells!
Guided tour of the cathedral and belfry – including the chance to ring the cathedral’s record-breaking bells, with cathedral Head Verger, Daire Daly.


Tuesday 26th 1.15pm -1.55pm

Christ Church in Context
Fascinating guided tour of the cathedral focusing on how the cathedral reflects Irish history with cathedral historian, Dr Kenneth Milne


Wednesday 27th 1.15pm – 1.55pm

Musical Cathedral Tour
Music themed tour to include behind the scenes access to the cathedral’s stunning Music Room, with cathedral Lay Vicar Choral and Education Officer, Lesley-Anne Carey.


Thursday 28th 1.15pm-2.15pm

1000 Years in one Hour!
Discover 1000 years of Christ Church history in this short walking tour of the area, with cathedral historian, Dr Mike O‘Neill.


Friday 29th 1.15pm – 2pm

Guided Tour of Treasury and Archives
Calling all silver, manuscript and antiques enthusiasts – discover and handle our cathedral silver and artifacts with cathedral Canon Roy Byrne.


Friday 29th 2pm-3pm

Comhaltas Ceolteoiri Eireann Navan Concert
Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann is the largest group involved in the preservation and promotion of Irish Traditional Music. Comhaltas is a not for profit cultural movement with branches all over the world. Christ Church is delighted to invite them to give a tradition Irish Music recital at the Cathedral as part of National Heritage Week 2014. We welcome everyone to come and enjoy the craic, ceol agus caint!


All Week

Reduced Price Admission for Irish Families
Never visited? Haven’€˜t been in for a while? Rediscover your Dublin heritage in Christ Church this week – quote -Heritage Week€˜ when purchasing admission to receive a massive €5 off the family ticket!


Children‘s Trail

Take advantage of our special reduced Heritage Week family rate (only €10 per family) to take part in our special family trail – suitable for children of all ages!


Free Exhibition

In association with MEDS international interdisciplinary design workshop, our Chapter House ruins will be filled with intriguing concrete sculptures – come along and experience them for yourself!

For more information please call 01 677 8099 or email ei.budccc@emoclew


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